April 27, 2018

Good Kids Mad City

Shadowproof Weekly Newsletter - 4/27

WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - April 27

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Community Investment, Safety Without Cops: Good Kids Mad City Organizes Against Gun Violence

Elizabeth King and Aaron Cynic report on the coalition, Good Kids Mad City, which primarily consists of youth of color. From Chicago and Baltimore, they organize for employment opportunities, mental health resources in schools, and equal school funding and see this as a critical part of the response to the epidemic of gun violence.

Senate Proposal To Constrain Trump's War Making Would Actually Expand Perpetual War

A new authorization for the use of military force proposed by Democratic and Republican senators would further entrench the United States in endless war.

Border Patrol Arrests, Targeting Of Immigrant Activists Rises Dramatically In Vermont

Arvind Dilawar contributed this report on Vermont, where Border Patrol arrests have risen dramatically over the last year and specifically impacted dairy farmworkers.

Lucasville Uprising Survivors On Hunger Strike After Ohio Prison Officials Restrict Communications

Incarcerated survivors of the 1993 Lucasville Uprising are on hunger strike, demanding to know why Ohio officials restricted their phone and email access for nearly five days during the 25-year anniversary of the rebellion. Brian Sonenstein reports.

Daily Beast's Jonathan Alter: Democrats Need Less Democracy To Win 2018 Midterm Elections

Jonathan Alter, a columnist for The Daily Beast and an MSNBC analyst, is the latest pundit to pen a nauseating lecture scolding progressive or left-leaning voters for their activism around elections.

Members-Only Newsletter Preview: Transcend The Madness Of The World

We debuted the arts and culture edition of our recently launched member-only newsletter, "Keeping the Issues Alive." Members will receive this version twice a month.

Podcasts

Unauthorized Disclosure - Interview With Ryan Cooper

Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined by national correspondent for The Week, Ryan Cooper. He talks about how Democrats are compromising or collaborating with Republicans to pass financial deregulation under President Donald Trump and much more.

Protest Song Of the Week

War On Women's "YDTMHTL," a song about asserting your own agency in the world, is Shadowproof's "Protest Song of the Week."

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